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Agastache urticifolia

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Species Name: Agastache urticifolia
Common Name: Horsemint

Aromatic member of the mint family, good for areas receiving regular irrigation. Great butterfly plant. Also recommended for high elevations.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-4' H x 3-4' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 9000'
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Rose
Endangered?:
Distribution: North Coast Ranges, Cascade Range, n & c Sierra nevada Foothills, High Sierra, Outer South Coast Ranges, San Bernardino Mtns, Warner Mtns
Natural Habitat: Generally woodlands, but many habitats, 1200-9000'



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